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Author Patterson, Scott, 1969-

Title The quants : how a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it / Scott Patterson.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Crown Business, [2010]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  332.6409227 PAT    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  332.6409227 PAT    AVAILABLE
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Description x, 337 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A gripping narrative of brilliance and hubris, "The Quants" follows the rise of 1950s-era math geniuses let loose on Wall Street--who then set in motion ever widening market catastrophes.
Subject Quantitative analysts.
Investment advisors.
Investments -- Mathematical models -- History.
ISBN 9780307453372 (hardcover)
0307453375 (hardcover)
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